TITLE

GOING FOR THE GOLDMAN

AUTHOR(S)
Slater, Dashka
PUB. DATE
May 2008
SOURCE
Sierra;May/Jun2008, Vol. 93 Issue 3, p29
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article profiles several winners of the 2008 Goldman Environmental Prize and discusses the efforts of each to promote environmentalism in their communities. Prize winner Jesús León Santos has promoted sustainable farming in the Mixteca region of Mexico through his organization Center for the Integral Development of the Campesinos of the Mixteca Alta (CEDICAM). Award winner Marina Rikhvanova initiated a campaign in her native Russia to prevent the building of a petroleum pipeline through Lake Baikal in Siberia. Award winner and popular musician Feliciano Dos Santos has used his celebrity to promote the use of composting toilets in his native Mozambique.
ACCESSION #
31876668

 

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